Quality of Living Rankings -2019

• Mercer has recently released Quality of Living Rankings -2019.

• Conducted annually, the Mercer survey analyses the living standards of cities, as is perceived internationally, to enable multinational companies and other organizations to suitably compensate their staff on international assignments.

• Globally, Vienna, Austria has topped the ranking followed by Zurich, Switzerland.

• In India, Hyderabad and, Pune has topped the survey and ranked at 143.


• Mercer is a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers.

• It releases its Quality of Living ranking.

• The survey identifies those cities with the highest personal safety ranking based upon internal stability, crime, the effectiveness of law enforcement and relationships with other countries.


Mains Paper 3: Economy

Prelims level: Quality of Living Rankings -2019

Mains level: Important indexes

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